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Why Joe Mikulik should manage Braves for rest of 2016

The decision to fire Fredi Gonzalez has left the Atlanta Braves with interim Brian Snitker to manage the team. Now, perhaps the Braves are planning on using the rest of the 2016 season as something of an audition for Snitker but really, what sense does that make? You could generate some amalgamation of the best 10 managers in MLB history and they wouldn’t be able to do anything...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones hasn’t ruled out managing Braves

If the Atlanta Braves were to come calling, Chipper Jones just might consider ditching retirement to come back to the dugout as manager of his old ball club. Speaking with Atlanta’s 680-AM The Fan on Friday, Jones wasn’t tipping his hand. “No comment,” was his answer, via, when he was asked straight up if he had any interest in managing the Braves. But he wouldn’t...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Braves manager Gonzalez laughs off clumsy firing

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) Fredi Gonzalez brought two bottles of wine and knocked on the hotel room door of Atlanta general manager John Coppolella for a late-night bull session. Gonzalez also brought his personal spoiler alert - that he knew he was out as manager of the Braves and had found out not by pink slip, but an automatically generated email. Gonzalez received an email Monday...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves' John Hart preaches patience after parting ways with manager Fredi Gonzalez

Atlanta Braves president of baseball operations John Hart opens up about the future of the organization after firing manager Fredi Gonzalez.
Via FOX Sports South
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Fredi Gonzalez found out about firing via a flight confirmation email

Fredi Gonzalez reportedly learned that the Atlanta Braves were firing him when he received an unexpected flight confirmation email. According to David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Gonzalez received an email shortly before his former team’s loss to the Pirates on Monday informing him that he had a scheduled flight to Atlanta on Tuesday afternoon. Since the Braves...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Fredi Gonzalez learned of firing from accidental email

It is a cruel, cruel world, as former Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez learned this week. On Tuesday morning, the Braves announced Gonzalez had been fired after six seasons, following an MLB worst 9–28 record. The firing wasn’t entirely surprising, but it appears as though Gonzalez may have learned of his fate in an unfortunate way. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Fredi Gonzalez learned of his firing after receiving an email notifying him of flight back to Atlanta

The Atlanta Braves fired their manager Fredi Gonazlez on Tuesday, after the team got off to one of the worst starts in MLB history. Which, considering how long they’ve been playing ball in the big leagues, says something. But the way that Gonzalez found out about his hiring was uncommon. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s David O’Brien, it was through an email...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Flight change warned Fredi Gonzalez of firing

Managing the Atlanta Braves this season is a fruitless job. With no talent and very little hope, the team is on track for well over 100 losses. So, there’s a good chance that Fredi Gonzalez was resigned to the fact that his days as Braves skipper were numbered. Still, he didn’t expect to learn the news this way. According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the front office...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Fredi Gonzalez fired by Atlanta Braves after 9-28 start

The button has finally been pressed in Atlanta – the Braves have reportedly fired manager Fredi Gonzalez after five-plus seasons at the helm of the team. The Braves have fired manager Fredi Gonzalez. A replacement has not yet been revealed. — Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) May 17, 2016 Gonzalez reportedly will be replaced on an interim basis by Brian Snitker, the Braves’ former...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Braves considering firing manager Fredi Gonzalez

Fredi Gonzalez is on the hot seat with the Atlanta Braves, as the team is reportedly considering firing the manager. Bob Nightengale of USA Today has reported that the Braves are “embarrassed” over their MLB worst 7-19 start to the season. In this, they are giving some serious thought to replacing Gonzalez. Nightengale also reported that the team is interested in former San...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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